A Rough Weekend in the Midlands and an Object Lesson in Interconnectedness

Last weekend I jumped in my Land Rover and braved the motorways to visit a great group of bushcraft enthusiasts in the Midlands. The group are all active members of BushcraftUK and regularly get together at Rough Close Scout camp … Continued

Bang On Time: How to Make a Speed Chart for Navigation

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Navigation is a key wilderness skill. If you are going to travel anywhere in wild country then you need to know how to navigate. There are various simple, reliable tools you can use to help keep your navigation accurate and … Continued

How to Use the Northern Lights for Navigation

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The aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, are a phenomena of high latitudes. Science informs us that the aurora are caused by solar wind interacting with the Earth’s magnetic field and atmosphere. Long before modern science formed theories about the northern … Continued